[FFmpeg-user] parser not found for codec dvb_teletext

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sat Nov 3 01:25:43 CET 2012

jon h <jon77h <at> gmail.com> writes:

> When transcoding programs recorded off DVB-T (Australia),
> I'd like to get the 'closed caption' subtitles,
> for a friend who has poor hearing.

FFmpeg generally does not support "closed caption" 
subtitles (MPlayer does though).

> Using Zeranoe build 20121029, win 32-bit shared:--
> input messages contain:
> Stream #0:2[0x240](eng): Subtitle: dvb_teletext ([6][0][0][0] / 0x0006)

This is either not "closed caption" or a bug in FFmpeg 
(that you should report).

> [mpegts @ 00f04980] parser not found for codec dvb_teletext, packets or
> times may be invalid.

> output messages contain:
> Stream #0:2 -> #0:2 (? -> ass)
> Decoder (codec dvb_teletext) not found for input stream #0:2

It is currently not generally possible to convert from 
other subtitles to ass.

Please always post the command line you tried together 
with the complete, uncut console output when reporting 

Carl Eugen

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